Camp Smith soldier suspect in murder-attempted suicide

According to the Honolulu Advertiser (“Man suspected in murder-attempted suicide was Camp Smith soldier”, November 2, 2013), the military confirmed that the soldier suspected of killing his 33 year-old wife from Singapore before turning the gun on himself was assigned to the Pacific Command Special Operations Command. The murder victim was Tara Insin, originally from Singapore.  Her husband and suspect in the murder and attempted suicide is Leonardo Chavez, of the Dominican Republic. Chavez is hospitalized with a gunshot wound to his right cheek. The newspaper reported that “Chavez enlisted in the Army in December 1995 and has been stationed at Camp Smith for the past 19 months.” He served in Iraq for two months from late November 2009 to early February 2010.



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